Columbus County News
Columbus Sheriff looking into whether to close down site of deadly weekend shooting
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 12/19/2011 - 3:42pm.

video One man is dead and two women were hurt after a birthday party turned deadly over the weekend in Delco. The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says the shooting at the Triple K Ranch may eventually lead to shutting down the facility at night.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Deadly shooting at Columbus County party, deputies searching for shooter
Submitted by WWAY on Sat, 12/17/2011 - 2:09pm.

Columbus County Sheriff Chris Batten says one man is dead and two women injured after a party turned fatal early Saturday morning.

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Family gets help after losing home to fire, 911 problem
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 12/15/2011 - 3:33pm.

A Columbus County family lost their home to a fire last week after they say they got no response from 911. The Smiths are living with family while they try to sort everything out, and donations are beginning to come in.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: County doubts new equipment led to problem with 911 calls during fire
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 12/12/2011 - 4:56pm.

video A family from Columbus County lost their home along with all of their possessions last week in a house fire. As you saw FIRST ON 3 this weekend, Brian and Amy Smith say they repeatedly called 911 during the fire, but could not get in touch with an operator. Now Columbus County Emergency Management says it is investigating what happened.

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Whiteville sacks football coach
Submitted by Jesse Jones on Mon, 12/12/2011 - 4:39pm.

Baxter Morris received a call from the Whiteville High School principal this morning letting him know he had been let go as head coach of the football team.

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Lake Waccamaw State Park is the North Carolina 2011 Park of the Year
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/12/2011 - 11:08am.

Lake Waccamaw State Park in Columbus County has been named the North Carolina 2011 Park of the Year by the NC Division of Parks and Recreation.

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FIRST ON 3: Family loses home to fire, unable to get a hold of 911 operator
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sun, 12/11/2011 - 10:31pm.

video A Columbus County family lost their home and all of their possessions after a house fire last week. The couple was not able to get in touch with a 9-1-1 operator at the time of the fire.

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Whiteville remembers McGlockton as more than just gridiron great
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 12/07/2011 - 11:54pm.

video Family and friends gathered in Whiteville today to pay final respects to football great Chester McGlockton. The 42-year-old died last week in California, where he was an assistant coach at Stanford University.

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McGlockton remembered in California funeral
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/05/2011 - 11:56pm.

video Family and friends are saying goodbye to football great Chester McGlockton. The Whiteville High alum died last week of an apparent heart attack at his home in California.

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McGlockton funeral arrangements set
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/02/2011 - 3:55pm.

Funeral arrangements have been set for football great Chester McGlockton, who died earlier this week in California.

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